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Holiday Dining Options in Paris
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The Halle Freyssinet (55 blvd Vincent Auriole, 13th, M° Nationale) is hosting a Grande Vente de Noël holiday market today from 10am-6pm to benefit the children's charityMécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde. There will be good deals on perfume and cosmetics, books, toys, jewelry, home decor, clothing and accessories, porcelain and gourmet foods. Free entry.
November 30-December 1
Shop for local produce, meats, foie gras, dairy products, honey, oils, and other products directly from 50 local farmers at the Pari Fermier food fair, in the 15th on Rue St-Charles between rue de la Convention and le Rond-point St Charles. Open 10am-7pm, free entry.
The public is invited to attend an artists' open house featuring the prints of Marie-Laure Genelot and the ceramicist Amanda Jayne Pouillot, today from 2pm-midnight at the home of Marie-Laure and Olivier Geneot (6 rue Mizon, 15th, code 61973). Tea and cake from 4pm; wine and cheese from 7pm. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ho ho ho and a bottle of rum! Or better yet, a mug of vin chaud to ward off the winter chill that has finally descended on Paris in all its soggy splendor. It’s looking like it won’t get cold enough to snow again this Christmas, but there are plenty of other fun holiday events and pretty lights around town to keep you distracted through the new year.